After finishing her one month military initiation training in Elsenborn, Princess Elisabeth receive her blue beret from the Royal Military Academy in Brussels during a ceremony in the presence of her parents, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde.
As United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), Queen Maxima delivered a speech during the virtual meeting G7 Partnership for Womens Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa at the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA).
King Willem-Alexander payd a working visit to the North / South line of the Amsterdam Metro (Dutch: Amsterdamse metro). At Europaplein metro station, he talks to a traveler and an employee of The Gemeente Vervoerbedrijf Amsterdam (GVB) about their experiences with the metro line. ⠀
King Harald, 83, has been taken to the hospital due to a respiratory issue. The cause of his illness is unknown, though he has tested negative for COVID-19. Crown Prince Haakon will serve as regent while his father recuperates. The palace announced that King Harald will remain on sick leave until October 4. His condition is improving, but he will remain at the hospital over the weekend for close monitoring.
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited Studio Rymden in Stockholm to get more information about how the covid-19 pandemic has affected Swedish music producers. During the visit, the Crown Princess couple met music producer Daniel Bengtson, who had the opportunity to talk about the situation of the industry.
The Princess Royal visited George Watson’s College in Edinburgh to officially open their new Junior School building. The Princess listened in on pupils’ lessons as she toured the learning spaces, and visited the school’s new library. The visit marked exactly 88 years to the day since her great uncle, Prince George, The Duke of Kent, opened the main school building which is still used today.
The Countess of Wessex visited Coverwood Farm in Surrey as Patron of the Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations. Her Royal Highness was there to hear about the importance of local food production, the challenges faced by farmers as a result of coronavirus and the opportunities facing farmers and food producers to meet the growing interest in supporting and buying locally and sustainably.